The City Council is the legislative body elected to represents its citizens. They receive input, develop and adopt policy, and resolve public issues. They formulate City policy through motions, resolutions and ordinances which reflect the needs of the public; and maintain a working knowledge of intergovernmental issues and how they will affect Mill Valley.
The mission of the Mill Valley City Council is to serve faithfully the residents and businesses of Mill Valley and nurture the City’s overall quality of life. The Council does this by setting policy for the City and direction for Mill Valley’s City Manager and its Boards and Commissions, at all times guided by values core to Mill Valley’s heritage.
The City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Mill Valley City Hall, 26 Corte Madera Avenue. Please check the City Calendar to verify meeting dates and times, as holidays and other events sometimes change the regular schedule.
In early 2012 the City Council conducted a strategic planning session in which it established 19 Priority Projects to support the Mission Statements, address Council Core Values, and implement Key Issues for the Fiscal Years 2012-2014. These projects were subsequently included the budget discussions for the two-year General Fund budget and are reflected in the funding decisions for the current fiscal year.
The Priority Project Status Report is intended to provide Council with an update of the status of the projects and a projection of timelines and next steps. The report also includes a matrix which relates each of the priority projects to the Council's ten Key Issues (most of the projects affect or address at least two of the Key Issues). The report reflects tasks accomplished and upcoming, as well as realistic dates for next steps. The City Manager will provide quarterly updates of the report, which can be found on this page.
December 2012 Priority Project Status Report
March 2013 Priority Project Status Report
The City Council met in a special meeting in April 2013 to review progress on the Priority Projects and to explore areas of interest for continued attention and new project areas. The City Council agreed on a list of 8 Priority Projects for the coming fiscal year which carries forward a number of on-going projects and adds a few new tasks to address areas of community need and interest. The Priority Projects from 2012 and 2013 have been consolidated into 23 projects to reduce redundancy.
July 2013 Priority Project Status Report
October 2013 Priority Project Status Report
January 2014 Priority Project Status Report
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The City Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95240. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 26 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941. The statements of economic interest for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website at http://www.fppc.ca.gov/.